• ASTROLOGY THEOLOGIZED: THE SPIRITUAL HERMENEUTICS OF ASTROLOGY AND HOLY
WRIT – A Treatise upon the
Influence of the Stars on Man and on the Art of Ruling Them by the Law of Grace.
Translation and long prefatory essay by Anna Kingsford, from the original by
Valentine Weigelius, 1649. George Redway,
London, 1886. 121 pp.
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Prefatory Essay – Anna Kingsford (7-48)
I. What Astrology is, and what
Theology; and how they have reference one to another.
II. Concerning the Subject of
the three parts of Man; Spirit, Soul and Body, from whence every one is taken,
and how one is in the other. (62-74)
the composition of the Microcosm, that is Man, from the Macrocosm, the great
V. That all kinds of Sciences,
Studies, Actions and Lives, flourishing amongst Men on the Earth and Sea do
testify that all Astrology, that is, natural wisdom with all its species, is and
is to be really found in every Man . And so all things, whatsoever men act on
earth, are produced, moved, governed, and acted from the inward heaven. And what
are the Stars which a wise man ought to rule.
VI. Touching a double Firmament
and Star in every man; and that, by the benefit of Regeneration in the exercise
of the Sabbath, a man may be transposed from a worse Nature into a better.
VII. Touching the Distribution of
all Astrology into the Seven Governors of the World, and their Operations and
Offices, as well in the Macrocosm as in the Microcosm.
VIII. Touching the Astrology of
Saturn, of what kind it is, and how it ought to be Theologized.
Declaration, how the Astrology of Saturn in Man ought to be and may be
The Spiritual Hermeneutics of
Astrology and Holy Writ
Being A Treatise upon the Influence
of the Stars on Man
and on the Art of Ruling Them By
the Law of Grace
With a Prefatory Essay, by Dr. Anna
Kingsford, on the True Method of Interpreting Holy Scripture. Reprinted from
the Original of 1649 [in 1886]. Wherein is set forth, what Astrology and
the light of Nature is. What influence the Stars naturally have on Man, and how
the same may be diverted, and avoided.
is set forth what Astrologie, and the light of Nature is. What
Influence the Starres naturally have on Man, and how the same may be
diverted, and avoided.
the Outward Man, how eminent soever in all Naturall and Politicall Sciences, is
to bee denied, and die in us; and, that the Inward Man, by the Light of Grace,
through profession and practice of a holy life is to be acknowledged and live in
us: Which is the onely means to keep the true Sabbath in inward holiness, and
free from outward pollution.
SAPIENS DOMINABITUR ASTRIS
London: printed for George Whittington, at the blue Anchor in
Cornhill, neer the Royall Exchange. 1649.
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